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Question Without Notice No. 784 asked in the Legislative Council on 7 November 2017 by Hon Peter Collier

Minister responding: Hon D.J. Kelly
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 7 November 2017

MINISTER FOR WATER — STAFF SALARIES
      784. Hon PETER COLLIER to the minister representing the Minister for Water:
That is a very interesting answer.
      (1) How many staff within the minister's portfolio received a salary last year that is more than 50 per cent of their base salary or more than double their base salary?
      (2) What are the base salary, total salary, role and entitlements, allowances, and overtime for each position referred to in (1)?
      (3) Do any of the staff referred to in (1) hold union positions or union membership?
      (4) If yes to (3), what positions and what union?
Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
I thank the member for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Water.
      (1) For Aqwest the answer is nil and nil; for Busselton Water it is nil and nil; and for the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation it is nil and nil. Regarding the answer for the Water Corporation, due to the level of information required, it is not possible to provide an answer in the time available and I therefore request the honourable member place this part of the question on notice.
      (2) This question is not applicable to Aqwest, Busselton Water and the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. Regarding the answer for the Water Corporation, due to the level of information required, it is not possible to provide an answer in the time available and I therefore request the honourable member place this part of the question on notice.
(3)–(4) Union membership is not information collected or required to be disclosed.